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Jan 8, 2013 5:30pm PST
and american taxpayers came to the rescue. $182 billion for aig. the insurance giant had bet on mortgage securities. bets that went terribly wrong. fed chairman ben bernanke later calling the bets unconscionable. fast forward and now the company just finished paying back american taxpayers. and in those new ads, proud of it. >> we've repaid every dollar america lent us. >> everything, plus a profit of more than $22 billion -- >> for the american people. >> reporter: but as those ads play on tv, aig is now deciding whether to sue the federal government. the claim? that the terms of the bailout, that taxpayer rescue, actually hurt shareholders. in part, arguing the interest charge on that government rescue money was too high. tonight, the new york fed telling us, "there's no merit to this suit," saying, "back then, aig's board of directors had an alternative choice to borrowing from the federal reserve and that choice was bankruptcy." had there not be taxpayer help, had there not been a bailout, what would the shareholders have now anyway? >> they would have very little, possibly zero. >>
Jan 22, 2013 5:30pm PST
that honesty is always the best bet and that the truth will set you free. it's got to be really hard to walk around knowing you're not telling the truth about something. >> crow would not say whether she personally ever witnessed armstrong using illegal drugs. >>> and, a note about our friend barbara walters. today, she gave us an update on her recovery after that fall over the weekend. telling us she's still in the hospital, running a low grade fever, but she'll be home soon and wanted to thank everyone who has sent her such good wishes. add us to that list. we've got the red carpet ready. >>> and coming up here, we're going to show you something we saw behind the scenes of the obama family. we wanted to know, is it what your family would do? you'll tell us. ale announcer ] how do you make 70,000 trades a second... ♪ reach one customer at a time? ♪ or help doctors turn billions of bytes of shared information... ♪ into a fifth anniversary of remission? ♪ whatever your business challenge, dell has the technology and services to help you solve it. [ slap! ] [ slap! slap! slap! slap! ]
Jan 9, 2013 5:30pm PST
, together, get to choose which one. so, you can vote online. the betting pros, by the way, say the wheelbarrow is the most likely to go. you can also vote for a new token, either a cat, a robot, a helicopter, a guitar or a diamond ring. i liked the wheelbarrow. oh well. if you see something out there for our "instant index," be sure to tweet it to me, @dianesawyer. >>> and, coming up next here, we saw her take home gold in london. so, why was missy franklin so nervous for a high school swim meet? [ boys screaming ] hi, i just switched jobs and i want to roll over my old 401(k) into a fidelity ira. man: okay, no problem. it's easy to get started; i can help you with the paperwork. um...this green line just appeared on my floor. yeah, that's fidelity helping you reach your financial goals. could you hold on a second? it's your money. roll over your old 401(k) into a fidelity ira and take control of your personal economy. this is going to be helpful. call or come in today. fidelity investments. turn here. [ lisa ] my name's lisa and chantix helped me quit. i honestly lo
Jan 3, 2013 5:30pm PST
% women, you can bet your bottom dollar we would not be debating contraception. >> exactly. >> we should be talking about transportation infrastructure, or economic development, or how to solve the budget deficit. and we keep facing these amendments on abortion, it's like, can't you just leave that alone? >> always brought by men. always by men, diane. >> and these new female arrivals signal a modern era. the first female senator ever from nebraska, deb fischer. the first asian-american woman elected to the senate, mazie hirono. and the first openly gay senator, tammy baldwin, of wisconsin, who was in college when she was inspired by geraldine ferraro. >> i said to myself, i can do anything. the sky's the limit. >> how many of you absolutely know america is ready to elect a female president? >> absolutely. >> oh, i do. >> in my life. >> easy. >> how many of you think there will be a nominee, a female nominee in 2016? >> hope so. hope so. >> we hope so. >> is there a president in this room? >> maybe. >> oh, yes. >> maybe not in -- >> 20 of them. >> a succession of them. >> you know, i thi
Jan 31, 2013 6:30pm EST
to get a gun here. >> go behind a couple bushes, i bet there are some guns under there. pam bosley lost her son to gang violence. >> if they do it once, they'll do it again. >> reporter: she believes the city's push for more police is a good start. and the breath of hope for a city trying to cope. alex perez, abc news, chicago. >> we thank you, alex. >>> and a change of topics now. today, everyone was watching as a superstar performer at the center of a big controversy finally broke her silence. we're talking abbeyon say, and "the star spangled banner." for anyone who doubted she could sing it, she sang it, all alone. here's abc's paula faris. >> reporter: she walked to the front of the stage and faced the music with music. ♪ o say can you see >> reporter: beyonce, belting out the national anthem acapella at her super bowl press conference today. no pre-recorded tracks. ♪ what so proud ly we hailed ♪ ♪ at the twilight's last gleaming ♪ >> reporter: she now admits she did sing over pre-recorded tracks at the presidential inauguration, sparking controversy. >> beyonce-gate. the
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